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Captured Soldier Rally-27

Jani Bergdahl, center, mother of captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, gets a hug from a well-wisher at the "Bring Bowe Back" celebration held to honor Sgt. Bergdahl in Hailey, Idaho, Saturday, June 22, 2013. The father and mother of the only known U.S. prisoner of war plan to speak on Saturday afternoon to a big crowd in their central Idaho hometown just days after his Taliban captors announced they want to exchange him for prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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